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Pecans on the ground in an orchard on the University of Georgia Tifton campus. CAES News
Pecan Crop
The quality and quantity of Georgia’s 2013 pecan crop is in worse shape than originally feared.
November 2013 Weather Summary - Top chart, observed precipitation - (on high resolution image) Bottom chart, departure from normal precipitation. CAES News
November Climate Summary
With record-breaking low and high temperatures, November’s climate report may offer a fair preview of this winter’s projected, erratic weather patterns.
Winter Climate Outlook
In the last 12 months Georgia saw the tale of drought, one of the wettest springs and summers on record. Then abnormally dry conditions returned. 2013 has been a climatic roller coaster to say the least.
Here is a picutre of Phytophthora fruit rot damage on a watermelon in Turner County. CAES News
Phytophthora Fruit Rot
An abundance of summer rainfall soaked farmlands across Georgia and brought devastating disease to the state’s watermelon crop.
An outdoor water spigot extends from a building on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Frozen Pipes
With fall weather just beginning, you may not be worried about cold weather problems yet. The child in all of us gets excited at the thought of snow, but we quickly lose that excitement when our water pipes freeze.
Georgia 4-H State Leader Arch Smith (right) and Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program Director Melanie Biersmith unveil the sign at the Diane Davies Natural History Museum on Oct. 29, 2013. Davies, the founder of the program, looks on. CAES News
Davies Honored
Thirty-four years ago, Georgia 4-H State Leader Tom Rodgers gave Diane Davies $300 and six months to create an environmental education program for children. She turned that $300 into a nationally recognized program that has served over 1 million children in Georgia's public schools, private schools and home-schooled students.
Cotton is dumped into a trailer at the Gibbs Farm in Tifton on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. CAES News
Cotton Crop
Mid-summer rainfall combined with cooler fall weather could impact production for late-season cotton farmers throughout Georgia.
cracked pecans CAES News
Pecan Production
Increased rainfall in the summer opened the door to disease and drastically lowered individual size and quantity of pecans produced in Georgia this year.
Calvin Perry, superintendent of the Stripling Irrigation Research Park, speaks to area 4-H students during 4H20 Camp this past summer. CAES News
Stripling Irrigation Research Park
The C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park has won a top award for its Smart Irrigation Month campaign this summer.
Will Ross, head grower at Evergreen Nursery in Statham, explains how a new automated micro-irrigation system developed by UGA researchers has helped him get these hostas — being grown for next spring — off to a good start. CAES News
Advanced Irrigation
A team of University of Georgia researchers has been able to reduce container nurseries’ water usage by 70 percent, as a result of new breakthroughs in computer-linked soil moisture sensors.